PLANNING SYSTEM

business community,

Go-ahead for £200m green business community in Kent

Regeneration specialist, U+I is set to transform unused land in Kent into a new green business community centred on sustainability and wellbeing.
Island Quarter development,

Green light for first phase of Nottingham’s £650m Island Quarter

Nottingham City Council has approved plans for the first phase of the city’s ‘biggest regeneration scheme’, the £650m Island Quarter development.
planning system,

Government appoints Nicholas Boys Smith to establish new design body

The housing secretary, Robert Jenrick, has appointed Nicholas Boys Smith to establish a new design body to drive up design standards.
International Pool

Leeds selects developer for £270m International Pool redevelopment

Marrico and Helios have been selected as the preferred developer for the £270m redevelopment of the former International Swimming Pool.
construction contract awards

Construction contract awards grow by 21.2% in August

Construction contract awards have increased to £4.4bn in August, up 21.2% compared to last month, showing improvements in industry conditions.
film studios in Liverpool

Plans in for pop-up film studios in Liverpool

Liverpool City Council has submitted plans for the city’s first purpose-built pop-up film and high-end TV stages.
energy centre,

Green light for new low-carbon energy centre in Enfield

Planning permission has been granted to deliver a new energy centre to heat homes and businesses in the London Borough of Enfield.
Greenway: West Float project

Plans in for new public realm infrastructure at Wirral Waters

A planning application for a major new public realm, the Greenway: West Float project, which will pave the way for the next stage of building and development has been submitted by Peel L&P to Wirral Council.
planning for the future,

Landmark Information to host ‘Planning for the Future’ event

Landmark Information is chairing an online event to explore the government’s ‘Planning for the Future’ consultation and the impact reforms may have on the industry.
development by Southall station,

Green light for 460 new rental homes by Southall station

A new development by Southall station has been given the go-ahead by Ealing Council, helping to deliver 460 new rental homes in the area.
airspace development

The unintended end of airspace development?

Mani Khiroya, managing director and Kirill Reshetov, land associate at Fruition Properties, discuss how the new fire safety bill could potentially kill off rooftop and airspace development through unintended consequences.
Quad Two building,

Green light for office space at Harwell Science and Innovation Campus

Planning permission has been secured for the Quad Two building at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus.
development in Newton Abbot

Go-ahead for major mixed-use development in Newton Abbot

A new residential-led mixed-use development in Newton Abbot, Devon has been given the green light to deliver 2,000 sq m of employment space and 450 new homes.
Airspace developments, Permitted Development Rights,

Airspace developments: A tale of two storeys

Director and lead architect, Gary Hoban of Hoban Design, discusses a recent airspace development and what extended PDRs could mean for developers and the quality of homes.

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